Apply online

Apply online to the MPH program using the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) application form. You will also need to pay the $50 UB application fee; this is in addition to the SOPHAS application fee.

This is also the application form to use for the MPH portion of the MD/MPH combined degree program.


Apply by July 15. If you are an international student, please apply by April 1.

Applications are for fall semester admission only; there are no spring semester admissions.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Minimum GRE scores in the 50th percentile for each category See exceptions for the GRE
  • Additional courses in mathematics if you do not have at least three semesters of successful coursework in calculus. Prior coursework in advanced calculus and statistics is desirable, but not essential. Also highly recommended are:
    • One general biology course
    • One health related science course (e.g., nutrition, anatomy, microbiology, or physiology)
    • One year of college level chemistry
    • Two courses in behavioral sciences, including a course in sociology or social psychology, and a course in subjects such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science or economics
    • A basic computing course

Questions about the application process?

Contact Noreen McGuire, graduate program coordinator, at or 716-829-6142.

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